The Life and Times of Henry Lord Brougham, Vol. 3 of 3 (Classic Reprint)

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Author: Henry Brougham

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780428781361

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 546

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Excerpt from The Life and Times of Henry Lord Brougham, Vol. 3 of 3 See Inaugural Discourse on being installed Lord Rector of the University of Glasgow, April 6, Lord Brougham's Speeches, iii. 69. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Public Speech and the Culture of Public Life in the Age of Gladstone

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Author: Joseph S. Meisel

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231505825

Category: History

Page: 336

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By the last decades of the nineteenth century, more people were making more speeches to greater numbers in a wider variety of venues than at any previous time. This book argues that a recognizably modern public life was created in Victorian Britain largely through the instrumentality of public speech. Shedding new light on the careers of many of the most important figures of the Victorian era and beyond, including Gladstone, Disraeli, Sir Robert Peel, John Bright, Joseph Chamberlain, Winston Churchill, Lloyd George, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, and Canon Liddon, the book traces the ways in which oratory came to occupy a central position in the conception and practice of Victorian public life. Not a study of rhetoric or a celebration of great oratory, the book stresses the social developments that led to the production and consumption of these speeches.

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The Experimental Life

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Author: Christa Jungnickel,Russell McCormmach

Publisher: Bucknell University Press

ISBN: 9780838754450

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 814

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History of Lord Charles Cavendish and his son Henry, who made their mark in eighteenth-century Britain in the fields of politics and science respectively.

Britain in the Age of the French Revolution

1785 - 1820

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Author: Jennifer Mori

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317891899

Category: History

Page: 270

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This new survey looks at the impact in Britain of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic aftermath, across all levels of British society. Jennifer Mori provides a clear and accessible guide to the ideas and intellectual debates the revolution stimulated, as well as popular political movements including radicalism.